Mike Tyson brands AIBA’s decision as ”ridiculous and foolish”

TVC E. Former world heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, who as an amateur won gold at the 1981 and 1982 Junior Olympic Games has branded the Amateur International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to let professional fighters take part in the 2016 Rio Olympics as "ridiculous" and "foolish". Tyson on Wednesday May the 25th,2016 said that professional boxers would be stunned by the fast-paced fighting style of the amateur fighters. Earlier this year, the AIBA said Professional boxers would feature at the Olympic games as long as a constitutional change went through in June. According to Tyson, he said "It's ridiculous, it's foolish, and some of the pro fighters are going to get beat by the amateurs. It's just going to happen, I really believe that," the 49-year-old told Reuters TV in China, where he is attending the 33rd IBF convention. "If they are like the amateur fighters that I was fighting in the 80s, they...